frenzy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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frenzynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈfren.zi/
C2 (an ​example of) ​uncontrolled and ​excitedbehaviour or ​emotion that is sometimes ​violent: In a frenzy ofrage she ​hit him. the ​media frenzy over the ​celebritywedding The ​audience worked/​whipped themselves into a frenzy as they ​waited for her to come on ​stage. There was a frenzy ofactivity in the ​financialmarketsyesterday. In a ​moment of ​jealous frenzy, she ​cut the ​sleeves off all his ​shirts.
(Definition of frenzy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frenzynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈfren·zi/
excited, ​uncontrollable, and sometimes ​violentbehavior or ​emotion: [C usually sing] Duncan’s game-winning ​shotsent the ​crowd into a frenzy. [C usually sing] The ​Saturdaynightsale can ​best be ​described as a ​buying frenzy.
adjective  us   /ˈfren·zid/
a frenzied ​crowd
(Definition of frenzy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frenzy”
in Spanish frenesí…
in Vietnamese sự điên cuồng…
in Malaysian kegila-gilaan…
in Thai ความบ้าคลั่ง…
in French frénésie…
in German die Heftigkeit von Emotionen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疯狂,狂热,狂暴…
in Turkish çılgınlık, delilik, taşkınlık…
in Russian неистовство, бешенство…
in Indonesian kekalutan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘋狂,狂熱,狂暴…
in Polish szał…
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